Dire Straits frontman ready to rock Newcastle.
GEORDIE guitar hero Mark Knopfler will perform at Newcastle Metro Radio Arena next year.
The Dire Straits frontman is heading out on the road in 2019, with dates across Europe and America.
The show - titled An Evening With Mark Knopfler and Band - calls at the Metro Radio Arena on Sunday, May 19.
His new album, Down the Road Wherever, will be released on November 16.
Tickets for the gig go on sale from Monday, October 29, through a pre-sale which fans can register for now. Head here for more information . Knopfler - born in Glasgow but raised in Blyth - found huge fame in the 1980s when fronting Dire Straits. Dire Straits' 1985 album, Brothers in Arms, was recently named as one of the ten most popular albums in British music, by the Official Chart Company.